English double basses for the professional player

Unvarnished corner

Close up of front and F-hole

Unvarnished corner

Unvarnished scroll before tuner holes are cut

Unvarnished corner

Carving in progress

Taking measurements from photos

Ribs and back just off the mould

Cutting the fluting on F-holes

Bass front after edges have been cut to correct thicknes

Thicknessing a front

A trade German bass in the process of being repaired

A trade German bass in the process of repair

Scroll in progress

Full size plan drawn out on hardboard

Machine heads, handmade by Adrian Vickers